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Painter Interior Finish Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$48,587 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Painter Interior Finish is $48,587 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Painter Interior Finish is between $35,984 and $59,116. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Applies coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to decorate and protect interior or exterior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of buildings, other structures, and/or equipment.
  • Reads work order or receives instructions from supervisor or homeowner regarding painting.
  • Smoothes surfaces, using sandpaper, brushes, or steel wool, and removes old paint from surfaces, using paint remover, scraper, wire brush, or blowtorch to prepare surfaces for painting.
Painter Interior Finish Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Job family population: 221,340

Estimated population of Painter Interior Finish jobs: 54,640

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Painter Interior Finish Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Interior Design Assistant - New Graduate or Early Career Professional
May 12
Chicago, IL, USA
ML Design Studio
... Paint and Finish Selections, Design and Fabrication of Custom Furniture and Window Treatments ... interior design or architectural program - Proficiency in Autocad, Sketchup and Excel - Ability to ...
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
... for finish coats * Mixing colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency Qualifications: * Three to five years' experience in commercial painting preferred * Experience with interior and ...
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